Tanker crew plead to be freed

Twelve seafarers on a tanker that has been detained in Taiwan’s Taichung port are openly pleading to be liberated so they can find work elsewhere. Since 9 November 2018, the seafarers have been stuck on […]

Stand together against cyber crime

A sore but undeniable truth of the maritime industry is that crew are constantly being treated as a liability. To hear it told by shipowners, projects such as the Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM)-led initiative with […]

Digital boost to life-saving devices

Life-saving devices utilising wireless technologies are starting to come on to the market thanks to disrupting start-ups seeking to improve crew safety and improve MOB rescues. While shipping has been utilising digital technology to streamline […]

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A shared responsibility

A company’s own staff is often cited as a company’s biggest cyber threat, but this can lead to scapegoating and turning away from other areas where cyber risk is being introduced. Each year Safety at […]